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Monday, 25 September 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 25 - 09 - 17

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1. SPLINTER (NOUN): flake

Synonyms: fragment, bit          

Antonyms: entirety, lot

Example Sentence: 

That splinter of intelligence is substance.

2. PORTENT (NOUN): omen

Synonyms: premonition, augury                  

Antonyms: doom, cataclysm

Example Sentence:

She was not happy when the psychic told her the black cat represented a portent of bad luck

3. SLOVENLY (ADJECTIVE): bedraggled

Synonyms: botched, dingy

Antonyms: clean, organized

Example Sentence:

Once the slovenly stray was cleaned, he looked quite adorable.

4. SPASMODIC (ADJECTIVE): intermittent

Synonyms: fitful, irregular                     

Antonyms: resting, uninterrupted

Example Sentence:

Days after the marathon, she had spasmodic muscle contractions that occurred without warning.


Synonyms: authentic, true                

Antonyms: counterfeit, dishonest

Example Sentence:

She was making the literal translation.

6. POACH (VERB): smuggle

Synonyms: pilfer, filch               

Antonyms: give, receive

Example Sentence: 

They were poaching the animal’s skin.


Synonyms: enormous, gigantic                         

Antonyms: common, ordinary

Example Sentence: 

There were mammoth islands.

8. JOCUND (ADJECTIVE): cheerful

Synonyms: blithe, jocular                 

 Antonyms: sad, depressed

Example Sentence:

She was looking jocund.

9. KNOTTY (ADJECTIVE): troublesome

Synonyms: complicated, mystifying

Antonyms: easy, smooth

Example Sentence:

They have done the knotty journey.

10. LANGUOR (NOUN): lethargy

Synonyms: inactivity, tiredness           

Antonyms: energy, vigour

Example Sentence:

They set about the new task with languor.

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